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Friday’s headlines

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• CUPE-sponsored poll finds Toronto residents lukewarm to inside workers [The Star]
• Doug Holyday: Toronto is bargaining on behalf of taxpayers [National Post]
• TCHC trying to recover $60,000 for former executive’s car allowance [The Star]
• Private golf clubs cost Toronto taxpayers millions [The Star]
• Lawsuit won’t curb charity work: Ford [The Sun]
• Complaint against Del Grande dismissed [The Sun]

• Sheppard panel will overwhelmingly endorse LRT over subway options [The Star]
• LRT best option for Sheppard Avenue, advisory panel concludes [Globe & Mail]
• Sheppard panel picks light rail over subway [National Post]
• Listen to people, not Sheppard panel, Ford says [The Sun]
• Mayor rejects transit report before its release [Globe & Mail]

• Casinos? Here’s a better idea, writes city columnist Joe Fiorito [The Star]
• Trio arrested at budget protest can return to city hall [The Sun]
• NIMBYism in High Park? [Torontoist]
• The first trailer for Toronto’s biggest film to date [Torontoist]
• Meet a Toronto-Danforth candidate: Adriana Mugnatto-Hamu [Torontoist]

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  1. The BCE purchase of Astral Media is interesting for its potential implications (or not) on street furniture in the city, since that’s controlled by Astral.

    And in retrospect, it makes the sudden “info” pillar roll-out a couple months ago look very interesting. Recall that almost all of them had Bell advertisements on them.